Sheriff's Office

Detention Services Division

Ryan Hensley, Division Manager
Main Phone: (775) 328-2971

The Detention Services Division oversees six departments operated by the largest civilian staff employed by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office supporting the strategic objective and goals of Detention Facility commission deputies. The departments include the inmate booking process and central control operations by ensuring accurate documentation of inmates and the safety and security of the inmate population, employees, and volunteers.  Additionally, Detention Services includes inmate food services, inmate property supplies and services, the inmate work program , education and counseling programs, and religious services all while maintaining good stewardship of the funds entrusted to us by the taxpayers.